Midweight Designer

Job reference: 131882BR Previous
Location: London, Kings Place
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

Midweight Designer

Welcome to The B-Hive - based in three locations across the UK, the B-Hive network of studios create high-quality global content across Boots and Global Brands – at low cost, scale and pace. At the heart of our FY21 mission, The B-Hive will bring to life our ‘content publishing at scale’ vision.

Based in our London B-Hive, the Midweight Designer will support the wider design team to deliver consistent and effective designs and ideation across a variety of media with the incumbent possessing robust digital experience and design skills, excellent attention to detail and accuracy, high-level creativity and the skill and experience to passionately and articulately communicate and present work cross-functionally across the business.

This role also requires high-level self-motivation and the ability to work to strict deadlines whilst under pressure.

Key Responsibilities
• You will work very closely with our Lead Designer and Design Manager, helping them design collateral for various needs such as digital, print, instore, image retouching/manipulation, new concept development work etc.
• Be innovative and create intensely strong brand identities. You will have a lot of responsibility and creative control on your given briefs.
• Support the wider team to deliver against KPIs; CPA, speed to asset and asset quality.
• Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the beauty market and our brands.
• Ensure that all creative and artwork meets the brief, is on brand and produced to the highest standard.

A bit about you…
• A digital first designer with experience in a similar role. A degree in Graphic Design, Motion Graphics or relevant subject is preferred
• Proven ability to work from brief to create high level concept work across pack, print, digital, media etc.
• A memorable and original portfolio with pages including finished outcomes, conceptual thinking and sketch pages that show your creative thought process.
• Enjoy being challenged by a versatile range of creative work with proven ability to problem solve and bring solutions to the table where required
• Proven communication and presentation skills in selling your ideas within your team.

A bit about us…
At Walgreens Boots Alliance – Global Brands, we believe in being PIONEERING, INSPIRATIONAL and CONNECTING with people. Our market leading brands such as No7, Liz Earle, Soap&Glory and YourGoodSkin touch the lives of millions all over the world. We put the consumer at the heart of everything we do using real time insights to activate brands and products on a global scale. With a passionate and innovative approach to Beauty and Healthcare, we are shaping the future of health and wellbeing for everyone. We are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in pharmacy-led retail with more than 18,500 stores globally, helping people live happier and healthier lives.

What we can offer you:
We offer the chance to work in a consumer led environment with the chance to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly entrepreneurial mind-set, we recognise the importance of a diverse workforce who work collaboratively with shared values and ambition. We invest in our people by challenging you and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including:

• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy – please contact helen.doherty@boots.co.uk

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To learn more about our functions, explore our brands and find opportunities all over the globe please visit: https://globalbrandscareers.wba.com/.